Commands using bc (51)

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Broadcast your shell thru ports 5000, 5001, 5002 ...
run 'nc yourip 5000', 'nc yourip 5001' or 'nc yourip 5002' elsewhere will produce an exact same mirror of your shell. This is handy when you want to show someone else some amazing stuff in your shell without giving them control over it.

Find and list users who talk like "lolcats"
Greps IRC logs for phrases and lists users who said them.

Locate config files of the program
Locate config files of the program. May not be used for interactive programs like vim.

Analyse an Apache access log for the most common IP addresses
This uses awk to grab the IP address from each request and then sorts and summarises the top 10.

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Stripping ^M at end of each line for files
just deletes to rogue CR from dos files, and tr is always available.

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Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"


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